Setting on-screen examples is easy but it needs courage to do so in real life. Believe it or not, celebrities have the power to influence crowds through their actions. Therefore, when these stars take audacious and socially significant decisions, it is a big deal. One such inspirational act is becoming a single parent. Parenthood is a blessing but is no easy business. Those who have experienced this bliss will swear by this fact.
When you are a celebrity, it gets all the more difficult. But it is these actions that make them more lovable in the eyes of their admirers. Bollywood has its own list of single parents who went against the conventions of the society and probably inspired many others. Let's take a look at some of them.
Sushmita SenThe former Miss Universe proved that she is not just beautiful by appearance but also has a heart of gold. After winning a legal battle at a tender age of 25, she broke a lot of societal conventions and adopted a girl child in 2000.
Neena GuptaA bold and couragious step to take in the 1980s, Neena Gupta gave birth to her daughter Masaba, a well-known fashion designer today, while still being unmarried.
Bollywood also boasts of male actors who took a bold step and became single fathers. Tusshar Kapoor was recently in news for becoming the proud father of his son, Laksshya, who was born through IVF and surrogacy.
An extremely talented actor, Rahul Bose is also known for his humanitarian works. But what few people are aware of is that Rahul Bose adopted six children from Andaman and Nicobar islands and now is a parent to all of them.
Though not a single parent now, this National Award winning actress set an example for many people out there when she adopted two girls in 1995 and became a single mom then. Recently, she married off one of the daughters in an elegant ceremony.
If you are aware of other such bold and beautiful people from the industry, let us know in the comment below.